By Bryan Smith

Welcome to Hopkins Bend. You're by no means getting out of the following alive... within the middle-of-nowhere, united states, there's a city no longer on any map. a spot the place outsiders are tortured, raped, and eaten. the place neighborhood legislation enforcement runs a intercourse trafficking ring. And the woods carry much more immense secrets and techniques.

Today 4 unfortunate tourists will turn out in Hopkins Bend. in the event that they are looking to ever get out alive they'll need to turn into simply as vicious and violent as their pursuers. simply as wicked. "Depraved lives as much as its identify within the such a lot brutal and visceral method. type of like a roller-coaster ride... yet with battery acid and razor blades at the handlebars." -Ronald Kelly

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Get in, boy. ” Pete simply stared on the girl. She had a slim physique and regarded as though she can be beautiful, however it was once demanding to inform simply because her hair was once disheveled and he or she used to be lined in dirt. Pete’s complete physique shook. “No. Please. No. No. ” He used to be whining now. Couldn’t support it. He heard a whiff of air, after which Carl’s pipe cracked opposed to the again of a knee. Pete cried out and pitched ahead, fell to his palms and knees. Gil progressed and kicked him challenging within the ass with one in every of his heavy boots. Pete used to be within the cage now. He appeared up on the lady. She rocked quicker, urgent her face among her knees. The gate slammed close in the back of him. He heard the clicking of the lock. He closed his eyes, felt the tough airborne dirt and dust opposed to his cheek. Gil acknowledged, “We’ll be again to ascertain on you later, boy. Don’t have an excessive amount of enjoyable whereas we’re long gone, ya listen? ” Carl cackled after which they have been long past. Pete considered Megan. Run, he inspiration. Please. Run and don’t glance again. bankruptcy TWELVE The glance at the man’s face while she got here out and pointed the rifle’s barrel instantly among his eyes was once unusually pleasant. She’d spent loads of the day as a sufferer, operating and fearing for her existence. The lethal come across with the hunter and the Kincher boy was once an anomaly, a short and soiled minitriumph in the course of a better fight, over virtually once it had all started. Now she was once the hunter, the terrorizer, and dammit, it felt strong. It additionally felt primitive and uncivilized, this reveling within the surprise and terror taking part in around the face of a individual, and perhaps later, if she survived, she’d glance again and suppose undesirable approximately this. yet instantly? Fuck, yeah. Jessica and the guy within the rocking chair stared at one another. His jaw hung slack. His eyes have been vast with dumb disbelief, the boring orbs reflecting incomprehension in addition to abject worry. A corncob pipe dangled from one nook of his mouth. He had a thick beard and a mop of hairy darkish hair. His outfits seemed home made. His visual appeal may have made her snigger, had the conditions been a tad much less dire. Christ, he appears to be like motherfucking Amish! “You’re now not fucking Amish, are you? ” The man’s expression shifted subtly. He was once nonetheless afraid, nonetheless cautious, yet a bit the blind terror tired away. He got rid of the corncob pipe from his mouth and held it delicately among a thumb and forefinger. “No, ma’am. Ain’t no Amish in those components. ” Jessica breathed a relieved sigh. “Good. I didn’t are looking to need to shoot a few peace-loving Amish dude. unsure i'll reside with that. ” The man’s gaze shifted from her eyes to the rifle and again back. “Yes, ma’am. i will see how that’d be the case. ” Jessica scowled. “Don’t be a smart-ass. I’m nonetheless aiming a loaded weapon at your face, and also you higher think I won’t hesitate to place a massive fucking gap among your eyes when you do whatever to make me jumpy. ” the fellow flinched. It used to be a small factor, slightly visible. yet she was once completely happy to determine it. Couldn’t enable him get too cozy, or permit herself to be lulled into pondering she was once secure. She wasn’t secure. And this man used to be nonetheless the enemy.

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